Saturday, August 03, 2013

Milton Senior Center needs donations, volunteers.

Senior Services North Fulton is asking the public to help stock and run its newest facility, the Milton Senior Center located in Community of Christ Church on Francis Road.

The Senior Center, a partnership of Senior Services North Fulton, the City of Milton, Fulton County and Community of Christ, opened June 24 and activities begin July 15, said manager Melinda Ross. In order to maintain quality services to local seniors (ages 60 and up), the public is being asked to donate:

*    Mahjong games
*    Scrabble games
*    Cases of water and sports drinks
*    Napkins
*    Cups
*    Dishwasher detergent
*    Dish washing liquid
*    Large hand sanitizers
*    Arts and crafts supplies
*    Bingo prizes
*Participants appreciate bingo prizes that may be used in the home. Examples include facial tissues, paper towels, water, trash bags, plastic baggies, tooth brushes and tooth paste, pet toys, canned goods, toilet tissue, shampoo, hand sanitizers, crossword puzzles, word-search books, etc.

Additionally, the Senior Center needs volunteers for: 

*    Bingo callers
*    Educational presenters
*    Fitness instructors
*    Arts and crafts instructors
*    Musical entertainers

All donations may be dropped off at the church, located at 3315 Francis Road (click here for directions).      

To inquire about large donations and volunteering, contact Ross at 770-689-8012 or

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